This excellent Wilmington festival runs Nov. 11-15, 2009. We’ll be there.

You can be there, tooas a filmmaker. The festival issued a call for entries, the text of which is after the jump.

Call For Entries

15th Annual


November 11-15, 2009

Wilmington, North Carolina

Where spectators and creators collide!

Named Top 25 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee 2008- MovieMaker Magazine

The 15th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival seeks submissions from independent filmmakers and video artists. Cucalorus is a non-competitive showcase of features, shorts and documentaries from around the world. The festival blends together examples of dynamic story-telling and cutting edge production with a sampling of the finest international cinema. Known for its inclusive rock n’ roll atmosphere, Cucalorus focuses on the filmmaker with a heavy dose of southern charm. In addition to seeking politically charged and technically groundbreaking works, the festival also appreciates films that highlight southern storytellers or experiences. Walkable and welcoming; Cucalorus invites you to join us for a progressive southern film festival. Attracting filmmakers and artists in large numbers, the festival “is a place where spectators and creators collide, leaving us all just a little more inspired and a lot more aware.”

Formats: 35mm and various video formats. Cucaloriland accepts films from all genres. All entries on DVD must include entry form, an uncommon animal fact and/or portrait, and fee. The entry fee is $30 if postmarked by June 10, $40 if postmarked by July 10 and $50 if post marked after that. Download an entry form at or submit online using And of course, feel free to call our office for more information.

Send stuff to:

Cucalorus, 815 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401. (910)-343-5995

Questions, notions, and dreams should be emailed to:

Jengo’s Playhouse Screenings!

Cucalorus lives inside of the super-stellar micro-cinema Jengo’s Playhouse, located in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The micro-cinema is home to a host of weekly, monthly and completely random events. Use our standard entry form and send in your film to apply for a screening. Contact our staff for more information about Jengo’s Playhouse: